Monthly Archives: February 2016

Free Student Membership of DFI

For a limited period the Deep Foundations Institute are offering free membership to students. You can download full details below: Student Flyer Letter on Free Student Memberschip 2016.02

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Cooling Prize Finalists Announced
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Many congratulations to the three finalists for the Cooling Prize Competition who have been confirmed as; Aidan Hopkins: Monitoring of surface and sub-surface ground movements during TBM passage and SCL tunnelling with compensation grouting at Tottenham Court Road Crossrail Station Helen Dunne: Finite element limit analysis of rectangular mudmats subject to combined loading Paul Sargent:  Suitability of a geopolymer for stabilising an alluvium under

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Lessons from landslips affecting Network Rail infrastructure
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Wednesday 28th September 2016 18:00  Telford Theatre  Lessons from landslips affecting Network Rail infrastructure. by Chris Ford from Rail Accident Investigation Branch In response to six landslips which occurred on Network Rail infrastructure between June 2012 and February 2013, RAIB undertook a class investigation into earthwork issues related to land neighbouring the railway and management of earthwork related risk during adverse weather. The

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14th Young Geotechnical Engineers Symposium (YGES) 2016
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14th BGA Young Geotechnical Engineers Symposium (YGES) 2016 5th -6th July, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow As geotechnical engineers we are tasked with meeting societal demands for low cost, efficient, sustainable, resilient and reliable construction and infrastructure, which supports our energy supply, transportation, water distribution networks, waste management, flood control and land reclamation/remediation now and into the future. Furthermore

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Call for Rocha Medal Candidates
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Since 1982 a bronze medal and a cash prize have been awarded annually by the ISRM for an outstanding doctoral thesis in rock mechanics or rock engineering, to honour the memory of Past President Manuel Rocha while stimulating young researchers. An invitation is now extended to the rock mechanics community for nominations for the Rocha Medal 2018. To be considered for an award the candidate must be nominated within two years of the date of the

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ISSMGE News Digest February 2016
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Please visit the ISSMGE website – www.issmge.org for full details of all ISSMGE activities. 1.     ISSMGE Awards – to be presented at the 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Seoul 2017 Please note that the call for awards has now been published, and the deadline for nominations is 1st July 2016.  Information can be found on the website at http://www.issmge.org/en/awards.   2.     19th International

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